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wishfulgal September 17th, 2009 11:18 AM

Question about Vitex
 
For those who have tried it to bring back AF, what dosage did you take? I just ordered some and it should be here in a few days. I've been taking B6 for 3 months with no results and my son is 8 months and has been sleeping through the night for almost 7 months, so I'm not sure what else to try, short of weaning. I guess BFing works a little *too* well as birth control for me :rolleyes:.

ChicaChels December 2nd, 2009 08:16 PM

Re: Question about Vitex
 
im curious about this too! boo to no replies :) have you started it yet?

christylovesherbaby December 2nd, 2009 08:36 PM

Re: Question about Vitex
 
I have been BFing my LO for 10 mo, and although she started solids at 6 mo, she still nurses at night. I started vitex, and after 6 weeks I had return of AF :D. Thankfully, my supply is still going strong. I actually take Fertility Blend which has chasteberry (vitex) as one of its main ingredients. I have had no side effects. :)

ChicaChels December 3rd, 2009 01:34 PM

Re: Question about Vitex
 
do you know if you've ovulated with it?

christylovesherbaby December 4th, 2009 07:33 PM

Re: Question about Vitex
 
I ovulated...had the trifecta of signs (+ OPK, EWCM, and temp spike):) Maybe it was coincidental, but I have to think the vitex helped. Good luck!


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